May 25, 2022 7:30 PM
Embassy of Sweden is proud to present the exclusive screening of Historjá: Stitches for Sápmi, where we get to follow the Sami female artist Britta Marakatt-Labba who is currently featured in the exhibition Arctic Highways in House of Sweden. This will be an outdoor screening on the rooftop of House of Sweden. Please plan on bringing a blanket or weather-appropriate clothing. Chairs and popcorn will be provided. Feel free to bring your own beverages (no alcohol is allowed). 7:00pm (ET): Opportunity to view the artwork of Britta Marakatt-Labba in the Arctic Highways exhibition
7:30pm (ET): Doors open to the rooftop
8.00pm (ET): Film begins About the film
HISTORJÁ is a poetic and striking told story of the Sami female artist Britta Marakatt-Labba. Her art describes the Sami culture, today and historically, and the reindeer husbandry, threatened by the global climate crisis. Historjá is a feature documentary directed by Thomas Jackson.